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"When Jesus came to Golgotha

they hanged Him on a tree.

They drove great nails through His hands and feet

And made a Calvary.

When Jesus came to Evansville

They simply passed Him by.

They did not hurt a hair of Him.

They simply let Him die.

For men had grown more tender

And they would not give Him pain,

They only passed Him by and left Him in the rain.

Still Jesus cried, ‘Forgive them, for they know not what they do.'

And still it rained the wintry rain that soaked Him

Through and through…

And Jesus leaned against the wall

And prayed for Calvary."

              An English poet

The cross with its excruciating pain and humiliation cannot compare with the insensitive and callous rejection which Jesus now receives from so many. Hebrews 6:6 speaks of how our indifference may put Him to an "open shame!"

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